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Meaning of PITCHING

Pronunciation:  'piching

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
  2. [n]  playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team

PITCHING is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: lurch, pitch
 See Also: ball, baseball, baseball game, careen, motility, motion, move, movement, playing, rock, sway, tilt



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pitch"ing\, n.
1. The act of throwing or casting; a cast; a pitch; as, wild
   pitching in baseball.

2. The rough paving of a street to a grade with blocks of
   stone. --Mayhew.

3. (Hydraul. Eng.) A facing of stone laid upon a bank to
   prevent wear by tides or currents.

{Pitching piece} (Carp.), the horizontal timber supporting
   the floor of a platform of a stairway, and against which
   the stringpieces of the sloping parts are supported.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: archery, careening, casting, chucking, dangling, firing, flinging, gunnery, heaving, hurling, inclining, jaculation, leaning, lobbing, lurching, musketry, oblique, pitched, projection, reeling, rocking, rolling, shooting, skeet, skeet shooting, slinging, sloped, sloping, swaying, swinging, throwing, tilted, tilting, tipped, tossing, trajection, trapshooting